Kew's Science Strategy sets out nine exciting and ambitious strategic outputs to be achieved by 2020. These outputs will make a vital contribution to plant and fungal science, education, policy and conservation management worldwide.
We will use new technologies, behind the scenes tours and events featuring our scientists, and a new, annual Science Festival to bring science to life for our visitors.
The Plants of the World Online (POWO) portal is an online global resource for plant knowledge.
Kew’s scientific collections contain over 8.5 million items; we aim to make 80% of our collections digitally available by 2020.
Discovering and disseminating the evolutionary history of all plant and fungal genera.
The Millennium Seed Bank Partnership is the largest ex situ plant conservation programme in the world and aims to bank seed from 25% of the world's plant species by 2020.
Kew’s exciting new MSc course in Plant and Fungal Taxonomy, Diversity and Conservation is training the next generation of scientists.
This new portal will provide a window into a wealth of information on the economic and traditional uses of plants and fungi.